The first international Conference on Public Health in Africa (CPHIA 2021), hosted by the African Union (AU) and Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) in December concluded its main programme following three days of sessions focused on… Read More ›
The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has reported zero case of Ebola since the country declared the end of the 13th Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak on the 16th December 2021. This is the second EVD outbreak reported this year… Read More ›
According to the WHO estimate, an estimated 229 million cases of malaria occurred worldwide in 2019, resulting in an estimated 409,000 deaths, mostly in children in sub-Saharan Africa.
Newly appointed Minister of Health of Sierra Leone, Dr. Austin Hinga Demby, said he is confident and determined to improve the health sector in Sierra Leone.
Helen Keller International (HKI) has trained members of the Kombra Network (KN) as part of preparation for an upcoming campaign against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).
The National Institutes of Health has launched a $1 million Technology Accelerator Challenge to spur the design and development of non-invasive, handheld, digital technologies to detect, diagnose and guide therapies for diseases with high global and public health impact.
Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how the parasite that causes malaria is able to multiply at such an alarming rate, which could be a vital clue in discovering how it has evolved, and how it can be stopped.